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Save the Children is proud to be a beneficiary of the Hand in Hand telethon. The benefit event for Hurricane Relief took place on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and featured more than 40 celebrity supporters broadcasted live from New York, Nashville and Los Angeles on multiple networks including ABC, Bravo, CBS, CMT, E!, FOX, HBO, MTV, NBC and Oxygen and streamed live via AOL, Apple Music, Facebook, HuffPost, Twitter, Yahoo! and YouTube.
How Save the Children Helps Hurricane Survivors
Thousands of displaced families, including many with babies and young children, remain in shelters after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Our emergency responders are working around the clock to provide essential supplies and services to survivors. Among other things, our emergency teams are:
See America’s Generosity in Action
Jennifer Garner, Save the Children Trustee and Ambassador, visits Hilliard Elementary School in Houston, Texas, to survey the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey and distribute childcare supplies and educational materials to members of the community, like 1-year-old Christina*, on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.*Name changed
Former Second Lady of the United States and Save the Children Board Chair Dr. Jill Biden meets David*, 9, who plays a game inside Save the Children’s child-friendly space at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center Mega-Shelter on Sept. 6, 2017. Thousands of displaced families, including many with infants and toddlers, have sought refuge at the mega-shelter in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
“In all of my years, I’ve been through hurricanes and tornadoes. I think this is worse than Katrina,” said Twyla, a grandmother from Texas who was caring for her six grandchildren at a shelter in Houston. “Save the Children was there right away and helped me with my grandkids. They donated s crib, diaper bag and other things I need for the babies. It made me feel so warm and good inside. There is help out there.”
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